soup

noun physical_consumption

Proto-Siouan-Catawba

Proto-Siouan

Proto-Mississipi-Valley *htanį́ (?)

Proto-Hoocąk-Chiwere

Chiwere táñį , †tháñį [IO] , čáñį , †čháñį W:237b

Proto-Dhegiha *htaní

Omaha-Ponca ttaní RTC

Kanza/Kaw ttaní ‘meat + water; soup’ RR

Osage ṭaní , †htanį́ ‘soup, broth’ LF:138a

Quapaw ttanyúhǫ, ttanǘhǫde [ü < i + o] RR

General comment

This is presumably *hta ‘meat’ < ‘deer’ + *nį ‘liquid’. It could have been innovated separately in Chiwere and DH. Quapaw -ohǫ-de refers to ‘causing it to boil in it’. Cf. ‘juice, liquid’.

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